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RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

Statement of Liabilities and Assets

At close of business on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

$ million
Liabilities Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Assets Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Capital And Reserve Bank Reserve Fund 11,199 - Gold and foreign
exchange[1]
72,646 6,914
Australian notes on issue 64,555 -44 Australian notes and coin 1 -
Exchange Settlement Balances 21,981 -43 Australian Dollar
Securities[2]
72,520 4,506
Term Deposits of Domestic Financial Institutions - - Clearing items (remittances in transit, receivables) 389 194
Deposits of Governments and other customers     Loans, advances and all other assets 993 -7
Overseas institutions 1,254 63      
Australian Government 24,467 7,281      
State Government 183 -27      
Others 15 -2      
Other liabilities 22,895 4,379      
Total 146,549 11,607 Total 146,549 11,607

Explanatory Notes

  1. Gold and foreign exchange

    Changes in this item reflect transactions of the following kinds:

    1. the Bank's transactions in foreign exchange and foreign securities (including under repurchase agreements);
    2. earnings on foreign currency investments; and
    3. changes in the valuation of foreign currency and gold, and changes in the market prices of the Bank's holdings of foreign currency securities.

    In the week to 25 February the rise mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]

  2. Australian Dollar Securities

    Movements in this item reflect:

    1. the Bank's transactions in securities (including under repurchase agreements) with the private sector;
    2. subscriptions to new issues or redemptions of existing holdings of government securities by the Bank; and
    3. accrued earnings on securities and changes in valuation.

    In the week to 25 February the rise mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]

  3. Historical data on the Bank's liabilities and assets are available in Statistical Table A1 – Liabilities and Assets – Weekly on the Reserve Bank's web site. [back to top]